Donor Loyalty Event, October 3 2014

Over 50 donors gathered at the Harbour House Hotel on October 3rd to share stories and get to meet our Foundation board members and staff. Our guest speaker, Dr. Brendan Carr, is the Chief Executive Officer and President of our health authority, Island Health, based...

Mental Health: Meeting the Needs and Challenges

When the “Salt Spring Island Health Review” came out in June 2010, the top two priorities identified were more services and facilities for seniors and for mental health patients on Salt Spring Island. The report was undertaken by V.I.H.A. (now known as Island Health)...

The world of Endoscopy at Lady Minto Hospital

There are many things to be thankful for at Lady Minto Hospital. In our Summer 2013 Minto Messenger we featured the Emergency Room and talked about the importance of having 24/7 coverage. Another one of the hidden (or not so hidden for some patients) treasures of our...

Extended Care Activities

  Jen Ritson began her long association with Lady Minto as a Candy Striper back in 1975 when she was in high school. Her parents, Sue and Ivan Mouat, and her grandparents William (better known as W.M.) and Effie Mouat all had a long history with the hospital....

Looking after our Seniors

Providing care for seniors in our community has been recognized as a major priority and the need for more residential care beds and home supports has been identified. Case Managers Julie van Soeren and Michelle Muir work with clients to identify personal care needs...